Although life at the high school and at home keep me quite busy, I still love to write for choirs and create new literature.I would love to write for you! Please let me know if you would be interested in having me write for your group and in having me visit them during the process of idea-composition-performance. The following pieces are available for performance with scores available through this website. Please CONTACT me if you would like a complimentary copy for your review.
2004El Abuelo y el Arcoiris (The Grandfather and the Rainbow) SATB choir, 2-part treble choir, tenor and baritone soloists, guitar, bass and drums commissioned by Dr. William Wells Belan on the occasion of the 10th anniversary season of El Café Chorale, Costa Rica - David Ramirez, Founder & Music Director
2006 Sonnet 65 SATB div. a cappella Based on the poetry of William Shakespeare commissioned by Dr. Timona Pittman for the Phoenix Bach Choir, Charles Bruffy, conductor
2006 The Light Changes: Kyrie eleison for SSA, soprano solo, cello and finger cymbals commissioned by Ron Soderwall for the Woodbridge High School Women's Invitational Choral Festival 2006
2008 Lord, Make Me an Instrument of Thy Peace SATB and organ commissioned by Claudelle West for the Gloria Dei Choir of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, La Habra, CA. Dr. Rick Lopez, conductor
2009 Francis' Prayer soprano, tenor and baritone soloists, flute, oboe, clarinet, cello, piano and tamboura commissioned by Rev. Gino Vanzillotta, O. M.
2010 Remember me when I am gone away SATB div. a cappella commissioned by Stacey Kikkawa, conductor for the Campolindo High School Chamber Singers
2011 Song of the Virgin Mary soprano and tenor soloists, oboe, cello, and piano commissioned by Rev. Gino Vanzillotta, O. M.
2011 Don't Go Back to Sleep SAB and ukulele ensemble commissioned by Dr. William Wells Belan, California State University, Los Angeles for the Mountain View High School Choir, Nancy Ludwig, conductor, as a part of the Bridge Concert 2011 to benefit Homeboy Industries.
2012 Asher's Moment SATB a cappella commissioned by Bradley Scott Pierson, doctoral student at the University of Washington for the University Recital Choir Premiered by B. S. Pierson on October 26, 2012 Based on the poetry of Los Angeles poet, William Wallis.
2015 Magdalene SSA, mezzo-soprano solo, oboe, French horn, cello, piano, and hand percussion commissioned by Jennifer Tibben for the Bella Voce Women's Ensemble, Reno, NV Based on the poetry of William Wallis Premiered on May 1, 2 and 3, 2015 in Reno, Sparks, and Carson City, NV
2016 Our True Heritage SATB, baritone solo and harp commissioned by the Contra Costa Chorale, Cindy Beitmen, director for their 50th Anniversary year Based on the poetry of Thich Nhat Hanh Premiered on November 19 and 20th, 2016 in Berkeley, CA
2017 Light of Mary SSAATTBB commissioned by the Choral Arts Initiative, Brandon Elliott, director Traditional Catholic prayer, written in honor of my mother's 70th birthday year. Premiered on July 16, 2017 in Newport Beach, CA